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The airports that have the longest runways in the world, because they are at altitude or the planes need more speed to be able to fly. And long runways to accommodate the largest planes or non-standard aircraft like the American space shuttle in Western Sahara.

#1 Smara airport (Western Sahara) / OACI GMMA/ IATA SMW

aéroport Smara

Altitude : 107 m = 351 ft

Smara airport is located close to Smara, Smara at 1.5 km, Ad Dchira at 139 km, Laayoune / El Aaiun at 158 km, Bîr Mogreïn at 168 km, Tarfaya at 181 km, Tan-Tan at 198 km,

The longest runway measures : 3002 m = 9849 ft

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#2 Dakhla airport (Western Sahara) / OACI GMMH/ IATA VIL

aéroport Dakhla

Altitude : 11 m = 36 ft

Dakhla airport is located close to Dakhla, Ad Dakhla at 4.6 km, El Aargub at 19 km, Oued Ed-Dahab-Lagouira at 158 km,

The longest runway measures : 3000 m = 9843 ft

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#3 Laayoune airport (Western Sahara) / OACI GMML/ IATA EUN

aéroport Laayoune

Altitude : 63 m = 207 ft

Laayoune airport is located close to El Aaiún, Laayoune / El Aaiun at 2 km, Ad Dchira at 22 km, Tarfaya at 92 km, Giniginámar at 144 km, Tarajalejo at 146 km, Solana Matorral at 149 km,

The longest runway measures : 2701 m = 8862 ft

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#4 Al Mahbes airport (Western Sahara) / OACI GMAR

aéroport Al Mahbes

Altitude : 463 m = 1519 ft

Al Mahbes airport is located close to Al Mahbes, Tindouf at 96 km, Guelmim at 175 km, Guelmim at 200 km, Sidi Ifni at 243 km,

-> Aviation weather, Al Mahbes airport VAC

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